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    Chicago: Mostly Sunny Skies, Below-Average Temperatures Ahead

    By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    August 15, 2014; 2:14 AM ET
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    Chicago is facing a stretch of sunny skies with slightly below-average temperatures for the next several days before a stray thunderstorm could move in over the weekend.

    With temperatures usually at the 82 F mark for this time of year, Chicago will have slightly cooler temperatures in the mid-70s with the chance of reaching 80 F closer to the weekend.

    Daytime skies will be mostly sunny with some clouds. Night skies will follow a similar pattern and remain clear.

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    Overnight temperatures will rest in the upper 60s.

    Looking ahead to the weekend, the Chicago area may be dealing with spotty thunderstorms on Saturday before a clear Sunday approaches. Temperatures will remain cooler than normal.

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